Technological developments, opportunities and risks pose unique challenges before our clients. This is why we provide our clients with close support and consultancy on the full range of legal and commercial areas needed to safely navigate and grow their businesses.
Our firm represents diverse clients, ranging from mature technology to startups, publicly traded technological companies, venture capital funds, private investment funds and investors, on issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, investment and financing transactions, intellectual property commercialization, and ongoing corporate support.
Our Hi-Tech and Venture Capital Department provides expert consulting and direction on technological R&D and regulation, and drawing up complex commercial agreements. We guide our clients on development agreements, manufacturing, OEM, licensing agreements, joint ventures and partnerships, strategic agreements, technology transfer, risk management in manufacturing, distribution and marketing, as well as a wide range of contracts and engagements related to commercialization and protection of intellectual property.
Our firm provides comprehensive legal consultancy to entrepreneurs, investors and startups on financing and capital raises, including private and venture capital investments, complex loans and other financing transactions. Working with entrepreneurs involves in-depth legal knowledge, a business oriented and practical approach, and the ability to see the big picture while taking into consideration the limited resources of an entrepreneur or company in its early stages of development.
We provide entrepreneurs and startups with close support throughout the company’s life cycle, from initial incorporation, founder agreements, capital raising and investments to sale transactions and exits. Our clients enjoy ongoing legal guidance on investment and venture capital, intellectual property commercialization, employee incentive programs, stock-based options plans and grants, privacy issues, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
The department’s staff is also vastly experienced in working with the Israel Innovation Authority (formerly The Office of the Chief Scientist) on the broad spectrum of its R&D Law related programs, including applying for grants and joining technology incubators.
The department operates in full synergy with our firm’s other departments to ensure that clients benefit from optimal legal consulting also on tax planning, the capital market and securities, employment and labor law, antitrust, and litigation issues. Cooperation and interaction between our departments provides clients with a comprehensive legal package under one roof. The firm’s international relations additionally allow us to obtain information as needed on issues related to their cross-border transactions.
Our clients operate in a wide array of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cleantech, cyber, AI, agritech and foodtech, fintech, internet, e-commerce, smart transportation, software and hardware. They enjoy personal attention from the partners, the firm’s extensive knowledge and knowhow, and our deep understanding of their strategic and legal needs.